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Bed and Breakfast - 10 Minute Play, Comedy

Bed and Breakfast

Richard Dresser

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10 Minute Play, Comedy

2m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573693076

A new friendship begins between two women on vacation - one a newlywed on her honeymoon, the other a long-suffering wife of a man with severe memory loss.

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Description

10 Minute Play

Comedy

10 minutes

Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day

Settings Of Play - A spring morning in a modest bed and breakfast establishment in England. The time is present. We see the dining area which includes perhaps three or four tables for the guests. A door leads to the kitchen, another door leads to the rooms.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Scene work, Competition or audition material

Interior Set, Bare Stage/Simple Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol, Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Sarah is on her honey-moon with her grouchy, lug of a husband, Chuck, when she meets Alice, a woman who’s been visiting for quite some time since her husband, Claude, suffers from memory loss. When the two strike up a conversation, Alice gives Sarah a pill from Claude’s medication that will change Chuck entirely.
Bed and Breakfast was first produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville on June 5, 1989. It was directed by J. Christopher Wineman.
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CASTING

2m, 3f

SARAH – a young American woman
ALICE - an American woman of any age
EVELYN – a British woman of indeterminate age
CHUCK - Sarah’s husband, a thug
CLAUDE – Alice’s husband
Author
Richard Dresser

Richard Dresser

Richard Dresser's plays include Below the Belt and Gun-Shy, both of which moved from Actors Theatre of Louisville Off-Broadway and on to regional productions. Other Actors Theatre of Louisville plays include What Are You Afraid Of?, set in the front seat of a car, Alone at the Beach and Wonderful World. Rounding Third appeared Off-Broadway and has had many regional productions. His trilogy of ... view full profile

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